Category: Heritage

Mahabodhi Society temple
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Last Sunday (10th of January 2016) I went for a heritage walk around the College Street area of Central Calcutta. The walk was the first event of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2016 (AKLF), and was lead by travel and heritage blogger Rangan Datta. When I reached The Coffee House (Albert Hall), which was the… Read more »

13A, Digambar Jain Temple Road
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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Image courtesy : Wikipedia Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বিদ্যাসাগর Ishshor Chôndro Biddashagor 26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyay (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়, Ishshor Chôndro Bôndopaddhae), was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance. Vidyasagar was a philosopher, academic, educator, writer, translator, printer,… Read more »